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Pizzolato Fields

Pizzolato Fields
2018 Brut Spumante, Prosecco

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken

Category: Prosecco

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 11% RS: 1.3%
Organically Grown Grapes
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$14.99
Best Buy

Pizzolato Fields
2018 Brut Spumante, Prosecco

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Chicken

Category: Prosecco

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 11% RS: 1.3%
Straw color. Aromas of golden apple, pressed flowers, white peach, and mint with a soft, crisp, effervescent, dryish light body and a sleek, medium-length Meyer lemon, sage, and plantain finish. A dry and palate-opening Prosecco that will make a great aperitivo.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: golden apple, pressed flowers, white peach, and mint
Taste Flavor: Meyer lemon, sage, and plantain
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Aged Parmesan with Dried Fruit and Nuts, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A dry and palate-opening Prosecco that will make a great aperitivo.

The Importer

Natural Merchants, Inc.

The Importer
560-A NE F St, Suite 330
Grants Pass, OR 97526
USA
1 530-554-2333

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Prosecco

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Prosecco is one of Italy's most beloved sparkling wines. Made primarily from the Glera grape (formerly known as Prosecco), it is generally made in two styles, frizzante (lightly sparkling) or as a traditional sparkling wine.

Most versions of Prosecco are made according to the Charmat (or Martinotti) method; unlike the classic method of Champagne, where the secondary fermentation takes place in a bottle, fermentation for Prosecco occurs in a steel tank. This is done as Prosecco is a lighter-styled sparkling wine and winemakers want to preserve as much freshness as possible. (Recently, a few producers have produced Prosecco via the classic method, but this is the exception.)

The most famous examples of Prosecco are from the Conegliano-Valdobbiadene area of the Veneto region, but the wine is also produced in other parts of Veneto and even in the neighboring region of Friuli. As the name has not been protected, Prosecco is also used as the name for inexpensive sparking wines made in such countries as Brazil, Argentina, Romania and Australia.

As Prosecco is generally priced in the low to mid-teens and has a reputation as a fun, easy-drinking sparkler, it has enjoyed tremendous sales success in the US and many countries. Consume these upon release; while a few examples can age, there is no reason not to enjoy Prosecco as fresh as possible. Drink on its own or with lighter meals (seafood, white meats, risotto) or with fresh fruit.